# Press Release #
Atari ships more then 4 Million copies of Enter the Matrix to retail outlets worldwided
LOS ANGELES--May 6, 2003-- Game Available May 15, In Conjunction With Release Of The Matrix Reloaded Atari announced today that worldwide retail orders for Enter the Matrix for the PlayStation® 2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, the Nintendo GameCube and personal computer (PC) have surpassed 4 million copies. The game will be available worldwide on May 15, in conjunction with the release of the highly anticipated second installment of the Matrix film trilogy, The Matrix Reloaded.
"We are thrilled by the tremendous worldwide demand for what is going to be one of the most groundbreaking games our business has seen in years," said Bruno Bonnell, chairman and CEO, Infogrames. "Enter the Matrix is the biggest game we have ever shipped, and I'm happy to report that it does not disappoint. Matrix fans and video game players worldwide are poised to enjoy an entirely new entertainment experience with a complete meshing of Hollywood filmmaking and interactive entertainment."
Developed by award-winning Shiny Entertainment (an Infogrames studio), Enter The Matrix is a revolution in interactive entertainment - a third-person action game that effectively blurs the line between Hollywood blockbuster films and next generation video games. The game is directed by and features a script written by the Wachowski Brothers, creators of The Matrix trilogy, marking the most intensive collaboration between a video game publisher and a movie studio to date.
Enter the Matrix for PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and PC will be available at retail outlets worldwide on May 15, 2003 for an estimated retail price of $49.99 and an ESRB rating of 'T' for Teen. More information about Enter the Matrix is available at www.enterthematrixgame.com, in addition, to learn more about The Matrix Reloaded visit www.thematrix.com.
About Shiny Entertainment, Inc.
Shiny Entertainment is a leading interactive video game developer, the creator of numerous award-winning titles for PC and video game consoles. Shiny's current project is Enter The Matrix, based on the second installment in The Matrix film trilogy, The Matrix Reloaded, from Warner Bros Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and writers-directors Larry and Andy Wachowski. Enter The Matrix will be released for all video game platforms on May 15, 2003. Shiny Entertainment, founded in 1993 and based in Newport Beach, Calif., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Infogrames, Inc. Get more information about Shiny Entertainment at http://www.shiny.com.
New York-based Infogrames, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFGM) develops interactive games for all platforms and is one of the largest third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company's 1,000+ titles are distributed under two brand lines: ATARI, hard-core, genre-defining games such as Driver, Enter the Matrix, Neverwinter Nights, Stuntman, Test Drive®, Unreal® Tournament 2003, and Unreal® Championship; and INFOGRAMES, mass-market and children's games such as Backyard Sports, Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues and Dora the Explorer, Civilization®, Dragon Ball Z® and RollerCoaster Tycoon®. Infogrames, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext 5257), the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit www.infogrames.com.